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TNT 1595: Facebook vs. History Books

September 9, 201637 min
Hosts: Megan Morrone, Jason Howell
Guest: Alyssa Bereznak
Facebook's algorithm needs a history lesson. The social network is in hot water again involving its moderation of content on the network. Espen Egil Hanses, editor in chief of Norway’s largest newspaper Aftenposten, published a front page letter to Mark Zuckerberg, shaming him for abuse of power in the network’s removal of Tom Egeland's post that featured the Pulitzer prize-winning photograph “The Terror of War.” DeepMind makes robot voices more human and sorts through your spy cams. Alyssa Bereznak from The Ringer talks about her story called "The Facebook of the Dead," a deep dive into the world of Legacy.com - the Internet's obituary warehouse. Finally, that free iPhone 7 is not really free ya'll!
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